Artists living in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties may apply for Special Opportunity Stipends grants of up to $600 through the Arts Council for the Northern Adirondacks. S.O.S. grants are designed to help individual and collaborating artists take advantage of an imminent opportunity that will have a significant impact on their career or artistic development. Artists working in all disciplines of the arts, including literature, media arts, visual arts, music, and theatre, may apply. The deadline is Sept. 25. For an application or more information, contact The Arts Council for the Northern Adirondacks at 962-8778 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.